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anamorphoscope

[an-uh-mawr-fuh-skohp] /ˌæn əˈmɔr fəˌskoʊp/
noun
1.
a curved mirror or other optical device for giving a correct image of a picture or the like distorted by anamorphosis.
Origin of anamorphoscope
1880-1885
First recorded in 1880-85; anamorpho(sis) + -scope
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British Dictionary definitions for anamorphoscope

anamorphoscope

/ˌænəˈmɔːfəˌskəʊp/
noun
1.
an optical device, such as a cylindrical lens, for correcting an image that has been distorted by anamorphosis
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